STEM Grants Coordinator - #197151
Front Range Community College
Date: 04/08/2021 15:30 PM
City: Bellvue, Colorado
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
Front Range Community College
Coordinator, STEM Grants - Larimer Campus
Who We Are
We are the largest community college in Colorado, enrolling close to 28,000 credit students annually. We were one of 30 colleges in the initial American Association of Community Colleges Pathways Project, recently selected as a “Most Promising Place to Work” in Diverse Magazine, and profiled as one of six top community colleges for transfer student success in a recent Aspen Institute publication. We have developed a strong strategic plan focused on improving student graduation and transfer rates and have made significant investments in advising and other student support programs.
We also have a strong commitment to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We are actively seeking to hire a workforce that matches our student community and will support our Philosophy of Inclusion.
We are guided by the philosophy “One College, Many Communities.” Campuses share many common values, goals, and practices, but are also given the opportunity and flexibility to develop unique cultures and programs that serve individual communities. In addition, we have a clear vision outlined in its strategic plan. For more information, visit the following: www.frontrange.edu and VISION 2020.
Who You Are
As the STEM Grants Coordinator you will provide assistance to faculty who serve as principle investigator(s), co-principle investigator(s), and key personnel on science, technology, engineering and mathematics related grants. These grants include grants from national science organizations to include, but not necessarily be limited to, the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Health. You will help organize meetings and events as well as manage expenditures, required paperwork, and reporting. The STEM Grants Coordinator also will assist or lead in dissemination of information related to the grants, including findings related to the grants, to students, faculty, administrators, partner organizations, higher education organizations, and/or the scientific community.
SELECTION PROCESS: Position is a promotional opportunity for current Front Range Community College employees and will remain open through April 9, 2021.
In your application please include a resume and cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with requirements, qualification and responsibilities of the Coordinator, STEM Grants.
SALARY: Low $30s/annually. This is a grant funded position and subject to the continued availability of specific STEM grant at the Larimer Campus. This position is a part-time position, working 30 hours per week.
BENEFITS: 2020 – 2021 APT & Faculty Benefits
- Construct & collect time and effort templates and create FLAC contracts.
- Create purchase orders and process expense vouchers related to grant expenses.
- Purchase supplies and reallocate expenses.
- Create travel packets for all conference participants.
- Maintain and update electronic files.
- Create annual reports for grants.
- Initiate and complete Internal Review Board applications.
- Other administrative duties as needed.
Provide technical writing for grants and grant promotion:
- Analyze data from reports and create various publications to summarize and promote progress of grants. These publications include, but aren’t limited to:
- Scientific posters
- Literature reviews
- Annual reports
- Represent and promote grants at workshops, seminars, and conferences, and across college campus, including:
- Create material used to promote grants at events, including spotlighting research findings.
- Travel and present grant research findings at events.
- Manage College resources to promote grants, such as Desire to Learn, Visix screens, faculty handouts, and Student Life posters.
- Time Management: Manage multiple and competing priorities across different work groups. Ensure time commitments assigned to different work groups are met.
- Organizational Skills: Structure work assignments to ensure multiple projects are completed in a timely fashion.
- Communication: Meet and talk with students and faculty concerning STEM projects. Present research projects at conferences. Represent FRCC to other constituencies such as: universities/schools, community partners, grant partners, etc.
- Work independently: Initiate and complete projects without a lot of guidance from faculty.
- Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Contribute to conversations related to improving processes that would increase the participation of diverse and underrepresented groups in STEM programs.
REQUIRED EDUCATION/TRAINING & WORK EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s degree in a STEM related field of study AND
- Experience working within a grant related field, or with a non-profit organization
- Experience working with an academic STEM related research project.
- Basic computer skills, to include MS Office Suite.
- Public Speaking, ability to read and comprehend research journals and/or scholarly papers.
PREFERRED EDUCATION/TRAINING & WORK EXPERIENCE:
- Master’s degree in STEM related field of study.
- 3 years of experience working within a grant related field, or with a non-profit organization. Experience working with community colleges or other higher education entities
- Teaching experience.
Welcoming. Respectful. Inclusive. Together, we are FRCC.